Forte just keeps on winning awards for Kia. This time it's JD Power APEAL.

Forte just keeps on winning awards for Kia.
This time it’s JD Power APEAL

One of Kia and Barnett’s best-selling models—the Forte compact sedan—has earned a J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award for the second consecutive year. 

More good news: Right now you can lease a new 2019 Kia Forte LXS for just $199 a month for 36 months…and that’s with ZERO down payment.  Only your first month’s payment, tax, license, and fees are due at signing.

The Forte announcement comes on the heels of Forte being recognized for its segment-topping performance in the compact car segment of the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, in which the Kia nameplate was honored as the highest ranked mass market brand for the fifth consecutive year.

The J.D. Power APEAL study measures new-vehicle owners’ overall satisfaction with their vehicles in the first 90 days of ownership. The results are divided into 10 categories and weighted accordingly: exterior, interior, storage, audio, seats, heating and ventilation, driving dynamics, powertrain, visibility, and fuel economy.

“Kia developed the third-generation Forte to take on the toughest the compact segment has to offer and the result is a world-class vehicle that raises the bar in terms of styling, packaging and content,” said Michael Cole, chief operating officer and Executive Vice President of Kia Motors America.  “Earning back-to-back J.D. Power APEAL and IQS awards, Forte demonstrates Kia’s high level of commitment to quality and the ownership experience.”

Redesigned for the 2019 model year, Forte takes on a more sophisticated design and desirable features, transforming one of Kia’s best-selling vehicles into something much more than just a commuter car. Forte trim levels include FE, LXS, GT Line, EX, and a turbo-powered GT sport model.

At Barnett, there are plenty of summer offers in addition to a 2019 Kia Forte LXS at $199 a month. You’ll find them all right here.

And remember, every new vehicle purchased comes with Barnett’s exclusive—and FREE—MILLION MILE Warranty. Ask your sales associate for all the details on that, too. Come see us soon at Barnett Kia on Highway 61 in White Bear Lake!



*Offer ends 8/28/19. On approved credit. 10,000 miles per year. Zero cap cost reduction. Must finance with KMF. Security deposit waived. KMF lease cash to dealer. For qualified leases. Does not include military discount. See dealer for details. Stock #K19474. MSRP $20,295.

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